[Tagging] consider website=www.openstreetmap.org to be OK

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at gmx.at
Tue Jan 26 07:25:10 UTC 2021

On Tue, 26 Jan 2021 07:54:23 +0100 (CET)
Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> Right now https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:website has:
> "include the scheme (http or https) explicitly. https://www.openstreetmap.org/, 
> not www.openstreetmap.org/ <http://www.openstreetmap.org/>"
> Why this is supposed to be substantially better?
> Why not simply use website=www.openstreetmap.org <http://www.openstreetmap.org> for http/https?

A valid URL always contains the scheme. Thus "because that is not a
valid URL" seems to be a sufficient argument to me.

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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